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    Steve Orlins discusses Biden Administration China policy with Jerome Cohen.

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    Three scholars from the United States, China, and the Philippines discuss recent developments in the South China Sea region and possible areas for cooperation.

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    Dr. Vanda Felbab-Brown and Mr. Ben Westhoff discuss the production and trafficking of fentanyl, bilateral efforts to curb the supply, and the prospects for progress.

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    A belated 90th birthday celebration of the father of the study of Chinese law in America, Jerome A. Cohen.

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    Christine Loh and Kurt Tong consider recent legislative and judicial actions in Hong Kong and implications for the United States.

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    The U.S. Department of Justice’s China Initiative is intended to counter national security threats posed by China, but it defines the threats too broadly, which raises problematic implications both for the U.S. criminal justice system and for collaboration with people who have ties to China.

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    CANCELLED: Tina Wei Kang Pan and Caritta Lin discuss Taiwan’s Modern Women’s Foundation and its fight against domestic violence and sexual assault, and for women’s empowerment.

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    Mary Gallagher discusses her book and recent developments in China's Labor laws.

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    Aaron Halegua discusses his new report on the legal challenges facing Chinese workers.

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    Professor Jerome A. Cohen discusses the political, legal, and economic ramifications of the present situation in the South China Sea, and analyzes the drivers of geopolitical competition in the region.

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    Carl Minzner, professor at the Fordham University School of Law. discusses the Fourth Plenum and its implications for the development of China's legal system and governance.

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    This dialogue convenes American and Chinese legal experts to explore the issues surrounding China’s recent maritime disputes and escalated tensions in the Pacific, better understand the impact on regional and U.S.-China relations, and provide suggestions for improving the management and settlement of current disputes.

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    In December 2018, experts from the American and Chinese governments, the legal field, and academia convened in Beijing to discuss important and timely issues, ranging from safeguarding human rights, including China’s governance in Xinjiang and U.S. immigration law, to government supervision and accountability, and legal protections for specific groups. The Americans also visited the Supreme People's Court, where they met with President Zhou Qiang, and observed a "virtual" civil trial at the Beijing Internet Court.

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    The National Committee was delighted to welcome Zhang Jingjing to a roundtable discussion held on March 19, 2009. Ms. Zhang, an environmental litigator, first came to the United States in 2005 as a participant in a National Committee program on strengthening the work of legal aid centers in China; she reported that the program had changed her, inspiring her to encourage active public participation towards environmental protection in China.

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    In 1989, after the National People's Congress adopted legislation that permitted Chinese citizens to sue their government, the National Committee invited a delegation of seven Chinese legal experts — responsible for drafting legislation guiding government liability — to study the American legal system.

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